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Acropora selago


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lexID:
4081 
AphiaID:
207040 
Scientific:
Acropora selago 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Selago 
Category:
Steenkoralen SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > selago (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Studer, ), 1879 
Occurrence:
Togean Islands, Mozambique, Palau, Eritrea, Samoa, Guam, Thailand, Vietnam, Kiribati, Tonga, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Cook Islands, The Ryukyu Islands, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Sudan, Iran, Christmas Islands, Cambodia, United States Minor Outlying Islands, (the) Maldives, Timor, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Saudi Arabia, Hawaii, Johnston Atoll, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Réunion , Tokelau, Micronesia, Australia, Northern Mariana Islands, Djibouti, Solomon Islands, Great Barrier Reef, Taiwan, Israel, Wallis and Futuna, Quatar, Tuvalu, Marschall Islands, Nauru, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Philippines, Flores, Singapore, Indonesia, Jordan, Yemen, Vanuatu, Malaysia, Amerikaans-Samoa, Bahrein, Egypte, Japan, Strigocuscus eilanden 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 100cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Stofvoer, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Niet voor beginners 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-15 15:57:21 

Captive breeding / propagation

Acropora selago is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Acropora selago, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Husbandry

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Acropora selago
(Studer, 1878)

Characters: Colonies are corymbose clumps, cushion-shaped or prostrate, depending on the length of branchlets. Branchlets are thin and delicate. Axial corallites are long and tubular. Radial corallites are scale-like, lightly structured and do not form a rosette.

Colour: Pale cream, brown, blue or pink. Tentacles are frequently extended during the day.

Habitat: A wide variety of environments from exposed upper reef slopes to turbid lagoons.

Abundance: Sometimes common.

Similar species: Acropora insignis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Wallace (1984), Wallace (1999). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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